Post by Michael Messer on Jun 20, 2021 10:12:35 GMT
From Norma Carthy...
"Martin and Eliza were working at Beverley Festival today. They left the gig and Martin’s Guitar has gone missing. They are at the police station now which is unmanned. Eliza is talking to the police. HELP if anybody was at the Festival and has seen his guitar, can you please get in touch with us. His guitar is so precious to him, it was made by Martin especially for him. PLEASE please if you see it anywhere in Beverley contact us at the above number thank you".
Post by Michael Messer on Jun 20, 2021 10:25:09 GMT
***Update - according to Martin Simpson, Martin Carthy's guitar is safe ! Phew !*** Martin Carthy's Martin guitar has gone missing after a gig in Beverley last night (theft suspected but unconfirmed). Please share - the power of social media has been known to return instruments to their rightful owners. The guitar's a Martin 000-18 MC Martin Carthy Signature Edition, and has the following distinguishing features as per the photos below : A zero fret (not many Martin 000-18's have a zero fret), and the unique identifiers on the label inside the guitar (Martin's signature and name). The guitar was in a soft black case too.